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Elisa CEO says average Finnish wages are too high

Tuesday 14 March 2017 | 13:19 CET | News
Finnish mobile services firm Elisa's CEO Veli-Matti Mattila said that he thinks average wages in Finland are too high, according to national TV broadcaster YLE's English language news website, citing comments he made in the 11 March edition of broadsheet Helsingin Sanomat. Mattila, in his capacity as head of the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), said that compared with countries like Sweden and Germany, salaries are too high in Finland. Services chief at Elisa, Jukka Lehto said there had been a few dozen responses to Mattila's comments from customers.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Elisa
Countries: Finland
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